Definition of Genus Cyclamen
1. Noun. Genus of widely cultivated flowering Eurasian herbs with centrally depressed rounded tubers and rounded heart-shaped leaves.
Group relationships: Family Primulaceae, Primrose Family, Primulaceae
Member holonyms: Cyclamen, Cyclamen Purpurascens, Cyclamen Hederifolium, Cyclamen Neopolitanum, Sowbread
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cyclamen
Literary usage of Genus Cyclamen
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1. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"The plants belonging to the genus Cyclamen are all very ornamental, and at the same time singular from the bending back of the limb of the corolla. ..."
2. The Interpretation of dreams by Sigmund Freud (1913)
"This comes from the impressions received on the day of the dream ; I had actually seen a monograph on the genus " cyclamen " in the show-window of a ..."
3. Bulbs and Tuberous-rooted Plants: Their History, Description, Methods of by Charles Linnaeus Allen (1912)
"The genus Cyclamen contains but few species, just how many it is difficult to say, as it is a question upon which authorities differ, from the fact that ..."